Digital Inclusion - Instituto Ecológica

Digital Inclusion - Instituto Ecológica

Digital Inclusion

Digital and Professional Inclusion of Youth in Rural Communities

Knowledge Enhancement
Biodiversity Conservation
Community Development
Technology Transfer
Climate Change Water Resources
Ecosystem Cerrado and Amazon
Localization Pium/TO
Legal Framework National Funding
Project Status Completed
Fundraising Modality Exclusive
Fundraising Status Closed

Local Context

The project aims to support the development of the Bananal Island Region by strengthening social and economic activities of the region’s youth. The project will increase access to information and knowledge tools and to software for computer graphics, it will also promote the adoption and diffusion of knowledge to contribute to the promotion of cultural exchanges. The initiative took place at the Ecologica Institute’s Community and Training Center in the city of Pium, Tocantins, and lasted from January to December 2010. It had the support from Oi Institute – Novos Brasis Program.

Project Description

The project improved sustainable resources by training young people in Graphic Design. It established a computer lab and a a printing lab, giving the city of Pium access to the internet, benefiting all community members, especially youth. These actions promote communication and information sharing.


  • Community development.
  • Knowledge dissemination.
  • Communication promotion.
  • Information sharing.


  • Strengthening of social and economic activities for young people.
  • Digital inclusion.
  • Graphic Design courses.
  • Establishment of a computer lab.
  • Graphical structuring.